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... and midmost within it lies the well that is called Hvergelmir, from which spring
the rivers called Svol, Gunnthra, Fjorm, Fimbul- thul, Slidr and Hrid, Sylgr and
Ylgr, Vid, Leiptr; Gjoll is hard by Hel-gates." And Thridi said: "Yet first M|as the
'35- and ride it, and swim their horses over great rivers; thus they shall proceed."
Then said Gangleri: "To my think- J ") ing the gods did not build the bridge
honestly, seeing that it could be broken, and they able to make it as they would.
Baldr's horse was burnt with him; and Thor walks to the judgment, and wades
those rivers which are called thus: I Kormt and Ormt and the Kerlaugs twain, *
Them shall Thor wade I Every day when he goes to doom At Ash Yggdrasill; For ...
... runs out of his mouth: that is the river called Van; there he lies till the Weird of
the Gods." Then said Gangleri: "Marvellous ill children did Loki beget, but all
these brethren are of great might. Yet why did not the jEsir kill the Wolf, seeing
... limbs of the tree; and from his horns distils such abundant exudation that it
comes down into Hvergelmir,and from thence fall those rivers called thus : Sid,
Vid, S0kin, Eikin, Svol, Gunnthra, Fjorm, Fimbulthul, Gipul, Gopul, Gomul,
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